TDoR 2017 / 2017 / June / 24 / Denise Sollony
Denise SollonyAge 53
24 Jun 2017
Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/24-Jun-2017/Denise
Denise was shot in her own home in the capital city of Sergipe State, Aracaju by two men on a motorcycle who shot at her through the front gates of the building. Her partner was also hit.
Denise was considered to be one of the first known transgender people in the state of Sergipe. Her death had an impact on social media, where her friends wrote several farewell messages.
In May 2018 Naelson Araújo Fonseca, 24, and Adilson Porto Silva Filho, 28, were imprisoned for her murder.